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Caeleb Dressel Drops 50.36 100 Fly at Mission Viejo Swim Meet of Champions

This is the fourth-best performance of Dressel’s career, and faster than he was in all of 2018 (his best last year was a 50.50).

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Yan Zibei Ties US Open Record, Breaks Chinese Record with 58.74 100 Breast

With this time, Yan jumps into the top 10 all-time at 10th, and seventh in terms of textile swims. He is currently ranked fourth in the world this season.

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Ryan Held, Hali Flickinger Hit Lifetime Bests at Bulldog Grand Slam

Held swam to lifetime bests in the 50 free, 100 fly, and 100 back this weekend, while Flickinger hit bests in the 200 free, 100 back, and 100 fly.

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Steve West, 47, Blasts 1:04.84 100 Breast, Lowering Own Masters World Record

47-year-old Steve West has done it again, this morning lowering his own month-old masters world record in the 100 LCM breaststroke down to 1:04.84.

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Caeleb Dressel & Louise Hansson Break Meet Records in Mission Viejo Prelims

Louise Hansson (above) broke the Meet Record in the 50 fly on Sunday morning, while Caeleb Dressel took out the 100 fly mark.

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Andrew Seliskar Swims Lifetime Best in 100 Fly at Cal-Stanford Long Course Dual

College dual meet season is over, but Cal and Stanford partook in an electric battle with some big times on Saturday in Berkeley.

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Dressel Posts 21.5 50 Free in Day 2 Finals (Race Video)

Tonight, after posting a 1:50 in the 200 free and a 22.1 in the semi-final of the 50 free, Dressel capped the night with a speedy 21.5 50 free. 

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Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool Rebuild Modifies Plans for New Pool

The original plan (above) called for a large indoor facility; rising construction costs has resulted in a plan to build an outdoor pool instead.

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13-Year-Olds Leah Hayes and Jillian Cox Qualify for 2020 Olympic Trials

Leah Hayes clocked a time of 4:50.99 to get under the Olympic Trials cut in the 400 IM last night, taking seven seconds off of her old best in the process.

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Caeleb Dressel Qualifies 1st in 50 & 200 Frees on Saturday in Mission Viejo

After a breakthrough brace of 47.9s on Friday, World Champ Caeleb Dressel had a pair of more measured preliminary swims on Saturday morning in Mission Viejo

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Shiwen Pops 2:08 200 FL, Dressel Swims Pair of 47.9s at Meet of Champions Day 2

Ye Shiwen dropped a 2:08.72 in the 200 fly while Caeleb Dressel swam a pair of 47.9s in the 100 free during the second day of the Meet of Champions.

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Confident and Focused, Simone Manuel Is Zeroing In On the World Championships

“I’ve been faster in-season in my events than I was last year and training’s been going really well, so I’m pretty confident with how I’ll swim at Worlds.”

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Watch Caeleb Dressel Swim 47.9 100 Free (Race Video)

To follow up his morning swim of 47.9, Dressel won the 100 free tonight with another 47.9 100m free, marking the 3rd time he’s dipped under 48 this season

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Caeleb Dressel Swims 47.9 in Prelims at Mission Viejo Swim Meet of Champions

With World Championships roughly a month away, Dressel has now been under 48 twice this season, after not breaking that mark at all last summer.

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Watch: Zhada Fields Get 50 Free Olympic Trials QT (While Swimming the 100 Free)

Through prelims, semifinals, and finals, Fields remained over the Trials cut, so she swam the first 50 meters of the 100 free as though it were a normal 50.

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